A prize of $1,000 and publication by Autumn House Press is given biennially for a debut poetry collection. The winner will also receive a $500 grant for travel and book promotion. Donika Kelly will judge. Submit a poetry manuscript of 50 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by November 30. The submission fee may be waived in cases of financial need. All finalists will be considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Autumn House Press, Rising Writer Prize in Poetry, 5530 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.